Nov 7, 2012 11:00am PST
, washington. >> brian mooar, thank you very much. >>> this morning california public schools are to longer in limbo. prop 38 which would have raised funds for schools by increasing taxes on a sliding scale, it has failed. overnight, prop 30 did pass. prop 30 is governor brown's tax initiative. this will increase taxes on earnings over $250,000 for a total of 7 years and also raise the sales tax by a quarter cent for four years. and it will fund public schools and public safety realignments. for more on prop 30 and the devastating cuts that are now avoided, les go to nbc bay area's christie smith live in sacramento with the latest where governor is speaking right now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, john. this is a big win for governor jerry brown. there has been a lot of anti-tax sentiment in california for years but he was able to turn that around, especially ca campaigning right before the election. he is speaking right now inside the capitol. let's go ahead and listen. >> we had the possibility of the cuts, but schools do they get to restore something? some of them were
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
golfing in california. >> we'll wish him well and a speedy recovery. >>> still at 11:00, california about to feel the power. that's right. officials say it's going to pump some much-needed money into the state. >>> and brian wilson's beard is black for now. but could it be blue next week? is he going to turn into a smurf? he may be on the move to an archrival's roster. >> who could that be? also, we'll take a look at the markets and all the other big news. >>> mitt romney was at the white house today for a private lunch with president obama. the president making good on an election night promise to talk with the former governor and listen to his ideas on just how to move the country forward. romney is also expected to meet with his former running mate, congressman paul ryan who is working on fiscal cliff negotiations on capitol hill. >>> speaking of that fiscal cliff, both democrats and republicans right now still battling to try and find a compromise. top white house negotiate easy heading to capitol hill today to keep those talks going, trying to avoid that looming deadline. tracie pott
Nov 5, 2012 11:00am PST
>>> $11 million flowing into california from out of state all to defeat proposition 30. i'm christie smith. we will have reaction from local educators coming up in a live report. >>> did the naked man shot and killed by fremont police last night have some sort of death wish? i'll have that story coming up. >>> and a mother's attempt to give her son a better view turned tragic. >>> and a live look. what a nice day in store for us which has already begun. looking out at san jose. maybe some haze there. we will have a full look at the forecast with christina. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. we begin with decision 2012 and the race for the white house. yes, one more day to go. the candidates making the final push in six swing states. >> in 25 minutes, president obama will be holding a rally in ohio. earlier this morning, he was in madison, wisconsin for another rally telling voters there, quote, it's time to finish what we started. the president will wind up election day eve in iowa. >> and mean
Nov 6, 2012 11:00am PST
. >> reporter: california news new web registration added 600,000 new voters to the election. they are young and mostly democrat. political observers are most independent and may not follow party lines. they could choose president obama, but not show the same support for prop 30. those against prop 30 feel the governor put education out front. >> it was a false choice to say it was either education, funding or the cuts. it was tied to education. that was the best way to get the voters to go along with the tax increase. >> reporter: proposition 30 needs 50% to pass. both sides agree this is going to be very close. as for governor brown, he held that one last rally this morning. he says that's it for today. he will spend the rest of the day hiking. reporting live, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> and prop 30 is up against proposition 38. another education-related tax. it is being funded by mol molly munger. she spent more than $47 million on that proposition. it would raise an estimated $10 billion for schools and pay down state debt. if 30 and 38 happen to pass, the one that ends up wit
Nov 26, 2012 11:00am PST
detecto detectors. >>> a deadly weekend on california roadways claimed 27 lives, including six people from the bay area. one of those deadly crashes happened saturday night on highway 50 near placerville. when a driver of a prius slammed into a minivan. three members in the prius died. a 4-year-old placerville van were killed. five others were injured in the crash. investigators are looking into the cause. >> an investigation leading into the impairment of that driver. >> the witnesses say the cause may have been a deer. they are often seen in the area and drivers are forced to swerve to avoid them. >>> in the meantime, police are looking for someone who hit and killed a woman sunday night walking northbound right near oyster point boulevard. several other cars causing more injuries. the accident shutdown northbound 101 for hours. there is no car description at this time and it is not clear why the woman was walking on 101 in the first place. >>> temperatures are dropping across the bay area today forcing thousands of homeless people to look for a place to escape the cold. tonight, they wi
Nov 23, 2012 11:00am PST
will start at amtrak train station in fullerton in southern california and would end up in downtown las vegas. the ceo of the venture has struck an agreement with union pacific to run the train on its lines. the hope is the first train will hit the tracks on new year's eve 2013. tickets for the adults only train would cost $99 each way. >>> medically clear, but not starting. the quarterback controversy continues. alex smith has been cleared after concussion testing. according to a team source, the plan is to start colin kaepernick on sunday against the new orleans saints. earlier this week, there were reports that head coach jim harbaugh that kaepernick would get the nod on sunday. yesterday, the team insisted that no such decision had been made. they would make the call if and when smith was cleared by a doctor. we shall see. >>> a pair of bay area teens will get invites to a bowl game this season. san jose state is on track for the first bowl appearance since 2006. they could have a pick both according to the college hotline. they could end up from the hawaii bowl to the military bowl in d.
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
's just we can't hear. >> video posted online by "sports illustrated" over the california school for the deaf. the school celebrating ten wins against two losses. they did it with only 19 players. that means most had to play offense and defense. today, the school is waiting to find out if it will receive a special award and a $25,000 grant during the "sports illustrated" sportsman of the year ceremony. the eagles going up against nine other teams for the honor. congratulations to the eagles and good luck. >> i second that. >> absolutely. >> that's awesome. >>> thank you so much for being with us. join us tonight at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00. >> have a great one. see you tomorrow. - everyone, i need your attention...gather up. i said everyone, sketch-tron 6000. mr. hank hooper, the owner of our new parent company, kabletown, is touring 30 rock for the first time today.